8 LAWS OF HEALTH: Introduction

"I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use." — Galileo Galilei Every year 1.7 million Americans die from chronic diseases.i The ten leading causes of death include heart disease, cancer, strokes, lung disease, diabetes, and kidney and…

8 LAWS OF HEALTH: Nutrition

A healthy diet provides energy to every cell in our bodies; supplies essential nutrients that the body is unable to make itself; and provides the raw materials for cell maintenance and growth. If you are missing one or more essential nutrients you are malnourished.1 It is possible for the overnourished individual to be malnourished,1 which is the profile of the common human, particularly in the Western civilizations.

8 LAWS OF HEALTH: Exercise

Up to half of all American adults are sedentary.1 Other countries’ statistics may vary, but Americans surely cannot be proud of their behavior! Life provides many distractions and excuses not to exercise. Television, computers, bringing home work from the office, and video games, are a few of the major culprits.

8 LAWS OF HEALTH: Sunshine

Another Perspective With all the bad press sunshine has received in the recent years, you would think the healthiest of all creatures would be moles, cave-dwelling bats, and coal miners. Indeed, certain cultures, have spent an inordinate amount of time seeking a deep tan, that, coupled with other poor health practices, leads to premature aging…